Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/746

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SWEDEN AND NORWAY, 1827. 739 ARTICLE X. All privileges of transit, and all bounties and drawbacks which may Privileges of be allowed within the territories of one of the high contracting parties *”*¤°i°· *l*'¤*'b¤°k· upon the importation or exportation of any article whatsoever, shall &°‘ likewise be allowed on the articles of like nature the products of the soil ug,?;: “°$4‘;']“°° oi- industry of the other contracting party, and on the importations and ’P` ' exportations made in its vessels. Aucrxcmr XI. The citizens or subjects of one of the high contracting parties arriving V¢>¤¤¤l¤ i¤¤¤l¤i¤s with their vessels on the coast belonging to the other, but not wishing "* P°'*°· to enter the port, or, after having entered therein, not wishing to unload any part of their cargo, shall be at liberty to depart and continue their voyage without paying any other duties, imposts, or charges whatsoever, for the vessel· and cargo, than those of pilotage, wharfage, and for the support of light-houses, when such duties shall be levied on national vessels in similar cases. It is understood, however, that they shall always conform to such regulations and ordinances concerning navigation, and the places and ports which they may enter, as are or shall bein force with regard to national vessels; and that the customhouse ofdcers shall be permitted to visit them, to remain on board, and to take all such precautions as may be necessary to prevent all unlawful commerce, as long as the vessels shall remain within the limits of their jurisdiction. Aarrcrm XII. It is further agreed that the vessels of one of the high contracting V¤¤¤¤l¤¤¤l¤=>di¤z parties, having entered into the ports of the other, will be permitted to P'“° °f °“"9°· confine themselves to unloading such part only of their cargoes as the captain or owner may wish, and that they may freely depart with the remainder without paying any duties, imposts, or charges whatsoever, except for that part which shall have been landed, and which shall be marked upon and erased from the manifest exhibiting the enumeration of the articles with which the vessel was laden; which manifest shall be presented entire at the custom-honse of the place where the vessel shall have entered. Nothing shall be paid on that part of the cargo which the vessel shall carry away, and with which it may continue its voyage . to one or several other ports of the same country, there to dispose of the remainder of its cargo, if composed of articles whose importation is permitted, on paying the duties chargeable upon it; or it may proceed to any other country. It is understood, however, that all duties, im- P,,,, ,,;,,,,.8,* posts, or charges whatsoever, which are or may become chargeable upon the vessels themselves, must be paid at the first port where they shall break bulk, or unlade part of their cargoes; but that no duties, imposts, or charges of the same description shall be demanded anew in the ports of the same country which such vessels might afterwards wish to enter, unless national vessels be in similar cases subject to some ulterior duties. Amrrcru XIII. Each of the high contracting parties grants to the other the privilege Consular officers. of appointing, in its commercial ports and places, Consuls, Vice-Cousuls, and Commercial Agents, who shall enjoy the full protection and receive every assistance necessary for the due exercise of their functions; but it is expressly declared that in case of illegal or improper conduct, with respect to the laws or Government of the country in which said Consuls, Vice-Consuls, or Commercial Agents shall reside, they may be prosecuted and punished conformably to the laws, and deprived of the exercise of their functions by the otfended Government, which shall ac-